• New Continuing Education course to prepare future audio engineers

    UNC Charlotte Continuing Education, in partnership with Ed Stokes, a professor in the University’s Lee College of Engineering, will offer a new course to teach aspiring audio engineers the state-of-the-art computer-based Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software AVID Pro Tools.

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  • Five staff members receive Employee of the Year award

    Five UNC Charlotte staff members were honored with the Employee of the Year award during the annual Staff Recognition Luncheon held Wednesday, March 22, in the Popp Martin Student Union.

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  • TIAA Lecture to focus on ‘The Economics of Race’

    Harvard University professor Roland Fryer will present “The Economics of Race” at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, in the Popp Martin Student Union Multipurpose Room for the TIAA Lecture, part of the UNC Charlotte Civic Series presented by Bank of America.

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  • Economics professor creates partnership between students, businesses

    UNC Charlotte's Matt Metzgar, an economics professor in the Belk College of Business, teaches Managerial Economics, a requirement for all business majors. With about 275 students, the course covers basic business concepts such as demand, cost, production and market analysis.

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  • Read the latest Chancellor’s ‘Fast Five’

    The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

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Student Spotlights

  • Alisha Parker

    Alisha Parker

    Senior, Belk College of Business

    Alisha moved from Goldsboro, NC to Charlotte to transform. “Everyone wanted me to stay close to home, but I saw myself becoming more.” After two campus visits, UNC Charlotte felt right. She found new people and experiences.

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  • Brenda Tindal

    Brenda Tindal

    Alumna, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    UNC Charlotte alumna Brenda Tindal, who is Levine Museum of the New South staff historian, sees history as a way to build community, while deepening our understanding of the past’s persistent influence.

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  • Larry Ogunjobi, '16


    Larry Ogunjobi, '16

    As great as Ogunjobi was on the football field, his academic prowess was equally noteworthy.

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  • Tyler Carrier, Biology Ph.D. student


    Tyler Carrier, Biology Ph.D. student

    Beneath the surface of the sea exists a vast world that UNC Charlotte student researcher Tyler Carrier explores through research at the intersection of evolutionary ecology, oceanography, and microbiology.

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  • Students Address Economic Mobility

    Geography undergraduate students Jamal Covington and Devin Martin have devised a way for neighborhood residents to use mobile devices to report community issues.

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  • Investigating Multimodal Transportation

    UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million federal grant for transportation research to improve efficiency and relieve urban congestion.

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  • Understanding wildfire spread

    Researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers to understand the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.

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Faculty Spotlights

  • Pinku Mukherjee

    Pinku Mukherjee, Irwin Belk Endowed Professor

    “Cancer is 200 different diseases, so no one person will eradicate them all,” says Dr. Mukherjee. “However, several faculty researchers each focused on one disease can attack cancer by working together.”

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  • Lori Thomas

    Lori Thomas, Associate Professor of Social Work

    The innovative “housing-first” approach to homelessness starts with a stable place to live and then assists with other problems. Lori Thomas’ research proves this approach to homelessness is working in Mecklenburg County.

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  • Tracy Rock

    Tracy Rock, Associate Professor of Reading and Elementary Education

    Tracy Rock wanted to teach but wasn’t sure that studying education would work for her financially. Then she was accepted into the first class of NC Teaching Fellows, with a scholarship, allowing her to attend UNC Charlotte.

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  • Jefferson Ellinger

    Jefferson Ellinger, Associate Professor of Architecture

    As a School of Architecture associate professor, Jefferson Ellinger specializes in sustainable design technique. He asks students to think about architecture and buildings in a way that will hopefully advancing the discipline.

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